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A selection of Andrew Griffiths's votes
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Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
6 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
52 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2012–2016
We have lots more plain English analysis of Andrew Griffiths’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Andrew Griffiths’s full vote analysis page for more.
In Staffordshire, we welcome the 90 new police officers we are getting as part of the Government’s investment, but we also recognise the danger that those officers put themselves in every day. Officers are asking for access to Tasers in order to keep them safe. Will the Home Secretary commit that any police officer who wants a Taser will get one, and when will they be getting hold of them?
The Secretary of State talks about rejoicing, and Opposition Members have talked about the hospitals that he should visit. He is welcome in Burton at any time. We had £22 million invested in the health village as a result of his last visit, and just this week he has announced another £11 million for two new operating theatres. That proves that it is this Government who are investing in our...
I thank the Secretary of State for giving way, because he gives me the opportunity to deliver on a promise that I made to the parents of four-year-old Michal in my constituency, who asked me to personally thank the Secretary of State because it was as a result of his intervention that Michal, who has Batten disease—childhood Alzheimer’s—has access to the drug that will save his life. It...
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Former Conservative MP for Burton
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Andrew Griffiths campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Communities and Local Government
- Department for Education
- Home Department
- Drugs: Rehabilitation
- Prisons: Drugs
- Children in Care
- Offences Against Children: Compensation
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Justice Committee (15 Jul 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (9 Jan 2018 to 14 Jul 2018)
- Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
- Member, Selection Committee (12 Sep 2017 to 11 Jan 2018)
- Government Whip (17 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
- Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (1 Nov 2010 to 31 Oct 2013)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Andrew Griffiths’s speeches
- Has received answers to 34 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 85.96% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 91 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 255 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
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